Bryshere Gray Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Bryshere Gray

Biography / Wiki

An American rapper Bryshere Gray started his rapping journey while he was an employee at Pizza Hut. He is also an actor well-known for his character Hakeem Lyon in the musical drama series, ‘Empire’. He entered the industry when he was signed to label ‘Raw Life’ and with them, he has released several singles including ‘Homework’ (2012) and ‘Respect’ (2013).

In the short span of their career, he has earned massive popularity and accomplishment. He is one of the hottest upcoming stars in Hollywood. He has a huge social media fan following with 3.9 million and 1.31 million followers on Instagram and Twitter respectively.

Height / Weight / Age

Bryshere Gray is 173 cm and in feet inches, his height is 5’7” tall. He is a budding rapper who weighs 71 kg in Kilograms or 157 lbs in Pounds. He will turn 29 years old. He has a sharp dark brown color eyes and curly black color hair.

He has an athletic body type with the body measurements are as follows 41 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 38 inches hips. His biceps size is 14 inches whereas his shoe size is 12 (US).

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Bryshere Gray is $2 million approximately.

Education / Family

Bryshere Gray was born on November 28, 1993, Bryshere Yazuan Gray. He grew up in Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania, USA along with a sister named Brianna. He was raised by his mother Andria Mayberry single-handedly who became pregnant with him when she was a teenager.

He lived a dark childhood due to the absence of his father and witnessed his mother’s abuse. He attended ‘Overbrook High School’ in Philadelphia for elementary education.


Bryshere Gray

Real name Bryshere Yazuan Gray
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date Of Birth November 28, 1993
Age 30 Years
Height In centimeters – 173 cm

In feet inches – 5’8”

Weight In kilograms – 71 kg

In pounds – 157 lbs

Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor


Zodiac sign Sagittarius
School Overbrook High School
College Not known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Pennsylvania, USA
Debut TV show – Empire (2015)
Fathers Name Name not known
Mothers Name Andria Mayberry


Bryshere Gray with his mother
Bryshere Gray with his mother

Brothers Not known
Sister Brianna

Career / Fashion And Style

At the age of 16, Bryshere Gray started rapping and signed to the indie label ‘Raw Life’. He has released his singles Homework and Respect in 2012 and 2013 respectively. He started his acting career when he was introduced to the co-creator and executive producer of ‘Empire’.

He gave a video audition and went to Los Angeles for a second audition with Terrence Howard and Taraji P. He was selected for the show and the show was also picked up by Fox. The first season was aired on January 7, 2015, the second season was premiered on September 23, 2015, the third on September 21, 2016, and lastly the fourth season on January 11, 2017.

He considered this as his first acting gig. He’s played the role of Hakeem Lyon who is the youngest son of hip-hop mogul Lucious (Howard) and his former wife Cookie (Henson). In 2018, he has earned a nomination for Best Actor: Empire at BET award.

He has worked in the singles in all three seasons of Empire, including ‘Drip Drop’, ‘You’re So Beautiful’ (season 1), ‘Chasing the Sky’ (season 2), and ‘Special’ (season 3). In 2018, he was featured in “Honey” alongside Teyana Taylor.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Bryshere Gray is unmarried still but has dated Allonie Janet and Jhonni Blaze to date according to the sources.

Girlfriends Allonie Janet


Bryshere Gray with his ex-boyfriend Allonie
Bryshere Gray with his ex-boyfriend Allonie

Jhonni Blaze

Bryshere Gray & Jhonni Blaze
Bryshere Gray & Jhonni Blaze

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife None
Children None

Bryshere Gray

Some Interesting Facts About Bryshere Gray

  • At the age of 5, Bryshere Gray was diagnosed with ADHD.
  • During an interview with ‘Cosmopolitan’, he revealed that his estranged father had reached out to him since he became popular. He has advised him that he needed time to grow a bit more before taking any step.
  • He has received three nominations for the show “Empire” at Teen Choice Awards.
  • During his teens, he was interested in football after an injury he dropped it.
  • In 2020, he was arrested by Arizona Police as his wife accused him of domestic violence.
  • He was sentenced to 10 days of imprisonment and 3 years of probation.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @yazzthegreatest
  2. Twitter@YazzTheGreatest
  3. Facebook @imbrysheregray
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